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Chapter 1: My Childhood Summed Up Through a Bunch of Weird and Somewhat Offensive Shit I Was Told Before I was 12

This list consists mostly of things that my grandmother or my mother told me. But if you ask my mother she will vehemently deny it and if you ask my grandmother, you’re probably a medium and that’s really awesome, but … Continue reading

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Introduction: I’m Writing A Blook. (But You Probably Think I’m Off To A Bad Start Since I Don’t Even Know How To Spell Book.)

I woke up with an idea. I’ll write a “blook”—a blog that reads like book and I’ll release each chapter on my blog as I write it. (Somehow I don’t think I’m the first to think of this.) Then I … Continue reading

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I’M PART OF A NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING BOOK SERIES

This is fun. I was asked to participate in a project called, A Letter To My Baby. It’s part of the fourth installment of the New York Times best-selling book series, A Letter To My…. Of course I jumped at the opportunity to immortalize my very best, most heart-felt motherly … Continue reading

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I OWE MY BACHELOR’S DEGREE TO A TUXEDO CAT

They’re probably going to revoke my bachelor’s degree for this. But what the hell! Who needs a bachelor’s degree anyway? (That’s not a rhetorical question. After fifteen years in the work force, I’d really like to know.) I’m going tell … Continue reading

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EVERYONE IS A JERK

A few weeks ago it was “raining spiders” in Australia—something about drowning and ballooning and a Jet Stream. I know this because since then, I’ve received four IMs with links to stories about it, a photo of a house covered … Continue reading

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PLACE TO PROPOSE OR PLACE TO DROP THE BODY?

I thought Tom was going to propose at least two times before he actually did. The first time, he took me to Dublin. Not the most romantic European city but I wasn’t going to be picky. I had been dropping … Continue reading

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